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Issue 2 • Date February 2013

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  • IEEE Communications Magazine - Front cover

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): c1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 2 - 4
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  • Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose [The President's Page]

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 6
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  • The 2013 Candidate's Handbook [Certification Corner]

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 7
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  • New products in wireless testing

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 8
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  • A history of computer networking and the internet in Korea [History of Communications]

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 10 - 15
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    This paper briefly describes Internet development in the Republic of Korea (South Korea), which started research and development on computer networking in the late 1970s. Korea became one of the first countries to deploy the Internet in 1982 [1], and organized one of the first global Internet conferences in 1985 [2]. In the late 1990s, Korea put much effort into development of broadband networks, ... View full abstract»

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  • IEEE GLOBECOM 2012 explores the "the magic of global connectivity" at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California [Conference Review]

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 16 - 19
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  • IEEE WCNC 2013 opens registration for leading wireless & networking event to be held 7 – 10 April 2013 in Shanghai, China [Conference Preview]

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 20
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  • Global Communications Newsletter

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 1 - 4
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  • IEEE Communications Magazine - Special Supplement

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): S1
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  • Table of contents - Supplement

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): S2
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  • OFC/NFOEC 2013: the future of optical communications [Conference Preview]

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): S4
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  • Optical access networks [Series Editorial]

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): S6 - S7
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  • Fiber plant manager: an OTDR- and OTM-based PON monitoring system

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): S9 - S15
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    Wider deployment of fiber in the last mile is driven by increased customer needs for high capacity communication. This deployment requires solutions that reduce the operators' OPEX. A cost-efficient fully reliable and accurate monitoring solution supporting fault detection, identification, and localization in different fiber access topologies will be a key part of such solutions. In this article, ... View full abstract»

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  • Saving energy in long-reach broadband access networks: architectural approaches

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): S16 - S21
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    While energy conservation and reach-extension technologies are being developed for broadband access networks, this article focuses on the intersection between these two topics. Specifically, it reviews several architectural enhancements that can enable energy conservation in longreach broadband access networks using methods such as turning off idle transceivers and other network elements, shedding... View full abstract»

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  • Energy-efficient optical access networks: issues and technologies

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): S22 - S26
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    This article discusses and clarifies the issues and technologies for the next-generation energy efficient optical access network from the viewpoints of its mid-term upgrade and long-term evolution. For reducing the total power consumption in the mid-term upgrade to 10-gigabit access, it is necessary to optimize the network configuration as well as the usage of various technologies while avoiding a... View full abstract»

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  • Exploiting PONs for mobile backhaul

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): S27 - S34
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    The growing popularity of mobile data services necessitates a rapid rise in network capacity not only on the air interface to the end user, but also in the backhaul network. The latter is quite important for the mobile operator business model, affecting capital investment, operational expenses, service deployment, and customer experience. Fiber infrastructure is inevitably the only long-term solut... View full abstract»

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  • Efficient inter-thread scheduling scheme for long-reach passive optical networks

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): S35 - S43
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    These days there is a clear trend toward extending the reach of passive optical networks to cover large geographical areas, which enables reduction of the number of central offices and hence has the potential of cost saving in network operation. On the other hand, this reach extension necessitates the design of efficient dynamic bandwidth allocation schemes in order to tackle performance degradati... View full abstract»

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  • Evolution of 3GPP LTE in Release 11 and beyond [Guest Editorial]

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 73
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  • A Lean Carrier for LTE

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 74 - 80
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    The next major step in the evolution of LTE targets the rapidly increasing demand for mobile broadband services and traffic volumes. One of the key technologies is a new carrier type, referred to in this article as a Lean Carrier, an LTE carrier with minimized control channel overhead and cell-specific reference signals. The Lean Carrier can enhance spectral efficiency, increase spectrum flexibili... View full abstract»

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  • Enhanced physical downlink control channel in LTE advanced Release 11

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 82 - 89
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    As the capacity and performance of the LTE data channels are progressively improved, the downlink control channels can potentially become the bottleneck. To address this issue, an enhanced physical downlink control channel (EPDCCH) has been introduced in 3GPP LTE Release 11. The design goals of the EPDCCH include the ability to support increased downlink control channel capacity, beamforming and i... View full abstract»

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  • Energy impact of emerging mobile internet applications on LTE networks: issues and solutions

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 90 - 97
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    Mobile Internet applications run on devices such as smartphones and tablets, and have dramatically changed the landscape of applicationgenerated network traffic. The potent combination of millions of such applications and the instant accessibility of high-speed Internet on mobile devices through 3G and now LTE technology has also changed how users themselves interact with the Internet. Specificall... View full abstract»

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  • Trends in small cell enhancements in LTE advanced

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 98 - 105
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    3GPP LTE, or Long Term Evolution, the fourth generation wireless access technology, is being rolled out by many operators worldwide. Since LTE Release 10, network densification using small cells has been an important evolution direction in 3GPP to provide the necessary means to accommodate the anticipated huge traffic growth, especially for hotspot areas. Recently, LTE Release 12 has been started ... View full abstract»

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  • LTE for public safety networks

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 106 - 112
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    It is increasingly being recognized that effective communications are key to a successful response to emergency and disaster situations. The ability of the first responder emergency services to communicate among themselves and to share multimedia information directly affects the ability to save lives. This is reflected in increasing public investment in broadband public safety communication system... View full abstract»

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  • Software defined networks [Guest Editorial]

    Publication Year: 2013 , Page(s): 113
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IEEE Communications Magazine, considered by most to be their most important member benefit, provides timely information on all aspects of communications: monthly feature articles describe technology, systems, services, market trends, development methods, regulatory and policy issues, and significant global events.

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Osman Gebizlioglu
Huawei Technologies